A total of 10,420 pharmacies operated in Greece in 2017, of which 3,722 (35.7 pct) in the Attica region, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.
A draft presidential decree opening the sector of pharmacies to non-specialists was tabled for legal review at the Council of State on Tuesday by Health Minister Andreas Xanthos.
Pharmacies will be expressly excluded from the deregulated Sunday trading laws applying to other retailers under technical legislative improvements tabled by Health Minister Andreas Xanthos.
When during the term of the coalition government of Antonis Samaras - Evangelos Venizelos the issue of adopting and implementing the infamous OECD Competition Assessment Toolkit, which would liberate the market and render Greece…
The ministry of health submitted an amendment in parliament on Wednesday that allows people who are not licensed pharmacists to open a pharmacy.